my week away

There has been a distinctive absence as of late by me writing and keeping you up to date on here, but as you may recall, I have been away on a little jolly with three of my friends. We have been to the French Alps, where one of my friends…

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walking snowdonia

dear diary, Last Friday ‘my man’ and I decided to get out there and do some hill walking. We hadn’t really been all year, all we had done was talk about it…! The weather forecast was favourable, boots, rucksacks, walking sticks, map etc. were packed and sandwiches made, and ‘my…

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blue is the word

dear diary, The weekend started with a long planned trip to Colinette Yarns in Llanfair Caereinion with some good friends who, like me, are just a little obsessed with colour and yarn. We shared some good laughs and stories on the way driving through some beautiful countryside in equally beautiful…

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My quilting adventures (Block one)

dear diary, Ever since the day when ‘my man’ gave me a beautiful book on making Welsh Quilts have I wanted to learn how to. Living in Wales and loving history as much as I do, I feel it is absolutely essential that I make one of these traditional patterned…

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Africa in pictures (part 1)

dear diary, Finally, the day to set off on our African adventures had arrived. Flying from London to Cape Town we arrived tired but excited that we had made it after dreaming about it for a while. Cape Town…wow…what a city!!! We had a great first day, Christmas eve with…

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